rapeseed oil


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rapeseed oil

 [rāp´sēd]
the oil expressed from the seeds of the rapeseed plant; used in the manufacture of soaps, margarines, and lubricants. See also canola oil.

rape·seed oil

(rāp'sēd oyl),
The compressed oil from the seeds of Brassica campestris (family Cruciferae); used in the manufacture of soaps, margarine, and lubricants.
[L. rapa, turnip]

rapeseed oil

An oil produced from Brassica napus, which is used for animal feed, vegetable oil for human consumption and biodiesel. Rapeseed pollen may cause asthma and hay fever.

rape·seed oil

(rāp'sēd oyl)
The compressed oil from the seeds of Brassica campestris; used to make soaps, margarine, and lubricants.
[L. rapa, turnip]
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Based on the values obtained and compared with the viscosity of the mineral oil at the same temperatures from the literature [8] we can conclude that the rapeseed oil can be used instead of mineral oil, especially for engines that operate at high temperature.
The oxidation stability of rapeseed oil depends on its fatty acid profile as well as the presence of natural antioxidants in the oil.
This new rapeseed supply is entirely separate, and the revenue incremental, to the EPS 15-month $121 million rapeseed oil sales contract with GGT Trading, announced on October 10.
Meanwhile, Hillfarm Oils, which revamped its branding earlier this year, has seen turnover increase 12% year-on-year as rapeseed oil has become more mainstream.
In the present study, the results on the water-blown isocyanurate ring-containing PUFs obtained from rapeseed oil polyols, which are synthesized by way of transesterification of rapeseed oils with triethanolamine, are presented.
Akrofax white grades of vulcanized vegetable oils are white in color and produced by reacting rapeseed oil with sulfur monochloride.
An infectious agent seemed implicated, but by mid-June epidemiologic studies revealed the cause to be cooking oil derived from aniline-denatured rapeseed oil.
But animal studies of long-term consumption of rapeseed oil linked one of its constituents, erucic acid, to heart lesions.
This case study looks at how Hillfarm Rapeseed Oil has succeeded in adding value to a commodity product, by turning an unprofitable oilseed rape crop into a premium culinary oil product.
INGREDIENTS 500g peeled prawns 2 whole baby gems 8 cherry tomatoes (washed and halved) 1/2 cucumber (washed, peeled and cut into cubes) 2 slices of stale sourdough Fresh raspberries (washed) For the Marie Rose sauce: 2 egg yolks 1tsp cider vinegar 1tsp dijon mustard 50ml whisky of your choice or to taste 250ml rapeseed oil 4 drops of tabasco 1tsp Worcestershire sauce 1tbsp tomato ketchup METHOD 1.
Score the pork skin and rub in some rapeseed oil over the delicious meat.
The 58-year-old not only sells rapeseed oil at Stokesley Farmers' Market for his son's business, he also spends half the year navigating a 345m long gas tanker around the world.